Dominic Behan and the Beginnings of Television 'Troubles' Drama. / Hill, John.

In: Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, Vol. 37, No. 1, 19.04.2017, p. 65-81.

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Dominic Behan and the Beginnings of Television 'Troubles' Drama. / Hill, John.

In: Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, Vol. 37, No. 1, 19.04.2017, p. 65-81.

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Hill, J 2017, 'Dominic Behan and the Beginnings of Television 'Troubles' Drama', Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, vol. 37, no. 1, pp. 65-81. https://doi.org/10.1080/01439685.2016.1272805

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Hill J. Dominic Behan and the Beginnings of Television 'Troubles' Drama. Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television. 2017 Apr 19;37(1):65-81. https://doi.org/10.1080/01439685.2016.1272805

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Hill, John. / Dominic Behan and the Beginnings of Television 'Troubles' Drama. In: Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television. 2017 ; Vol. 37, No. 1. pp. 65-81.

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